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Ripper Street 

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The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.

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Richard Warlow
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10 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
Matthew Macfadyen ...  Det. Insp. Edmund Reid 36 episodes, 2012-2016
Adam Rothenberg ...  Cpt. Homer Jackson / ... 36 episodes, 2012-2016
MyAnna Buring ...  Long Susan 34 episodes, 2012-2016
Jerome Flynn ...  Det. Sgt. Bennet Drake / ... 32 episodes, 2012-2016
David Wilmot ...  Sgt. Donald Artherton / ... 25 episodes, 2012-2016
Charlene McKenna ...  Rose Erskine / ... 23 episodes, 2012-2016
David Dawson ...  Fred Best 19 episodes, 2012-2016
Anna Burnett ...  Mathilda Reid / ... 18 episodes, 2014-2016
Clive Russell ...  Ch. Insp. Fred Abberline / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2016
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A new drama set in the East End of London in 1889 during the aftermath of Jack The Ripper murders. The infamous H Division - the police precinct charged with keeping order in the district of Whitechapel- is in a chaotic state trying to keep order after a tumultuous time for London and reported infamously worldwide. Written by dcrs

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Jack's crimes will not be forgotten.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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DI Edmund Reid is based on the real life DI Reid who was in charge of investigating two of Jack the Rippers suspected victims. His real life boss was also Frederick Abberline as per the show. See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Ripper Street S6 (2018) See more »

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An excellent take on 1800 East London
20 February 2013 | by dragovich2011See all my reviews

When i first saw this show it felt a lot like i was watching the Sherlock Homes movie..But i have to admit it's nothing like that

The Plot is managed superbly..The acting of all three lead men is just great..Not once it felt unnatural..Giving all three of them different back stories and their twisted personal lives is clever writing indeed..Different plots in every episode just keeps the audience hooked..Villains from episode to episode are also well written and the mystery just keeps you on the edge of your seat..

The sets of this show are just amazing and i was just hooked after the first Episode..This production from BBC is a fantastic piece of TV..You should definitely give this show a try .


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Country:

UK | Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Ripper Street See more »

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16:9 HD
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